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SK: The Morning Edition

 

SK: The Morning Edition

Every weekday, The Morning Edition examines urban and rural issues from across Saskatchewan.

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Found: a 17th century map stuffed in a Scottish chimney

You never quite know what you might find when you're renovating your house.

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Gamergate and the "alt-right"

Emma Vosen looks to gamer culture as a microcosm of how sexism is seeded and replicated within broader society.

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You're a bad driver

Even with hands-free devices, you're still a distracted driver

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The joys of playing Lorelai Gilmore

The Gilmore Girls star discusses the past, present and potential future of the cult TV show which just returned as a Netflix miniseries.

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Class clowns: University of Regina comedy class offers unique learning

The Morning Edition's Peter Mills joins host Sheila Coles to explain why a stand-up comedy class at the University of Regina is helping students beyond telling jokes.

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James Daschuck's book "Clearing the Plains" is the best selling academic book this century.

The book's success is more than just copies sold. University of Regina Press director Bruce Walsh talks about how it has inspired indigenous artists from Saskatchewan to New Zealand -- and beyond.

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Regina Rams QB Noah Picton wins Hec Crighton Award

University of Regina Rams quarterback Noah Picton made history by winning the Hec Crighton Trophy, the most prestigious award in university sports. He took a break from celebrating to join Morning Edition host Sheila Coles.

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A dying art: Agribition's veteran shoe shiner still going strong

For more than 30 years, Richard Fefchuk has been offering boot shines at Agribition. But he says the craft is disappearing. (Music by Louis Armstrong, Gorillaz)

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Ray Kneeland, 74, at the heart and soul of Agribition

Ray Kneeland has been doing cattle hoof trimming at Agribition for 43 years. He's also raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for Telemiracle. He spoke to the Morning Edition's Peter Mills. (Music by The D Rangers)

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Saskatchewan's Cassie Prentice making a mark on the racquetball world

Saskatchewan's Cassie Prentice has to drive several hours just to play racquetball. But that didn't stop her from competing in the World Junior Racquetball Championships this past week. She spoke to the Morning Edition from San Luis Potosi, Mexico.

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Where is Capital Pointe? Delayed project has renewed optimism

Capital Pointe was supposed to be the pride of the prairies. But delays have halted the condo-hotel project for years. CBC's Peter Mills joins Morning Edition host Sheila Coles to provide the latest details on the project.

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When life took a turn, Joseph Redwood ended up living on Regina's streets. He shares his story with Sheila Coles.

The Morning Edition's Sheila Coles went out to Regina's tent city to meet the folks who call this place home.

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'Stressful' to 'thankful': Sask. Social Services saga weighs on clients

Anita Hopfauf and Ian Morrison join Morning Edition host Sheila Coles to explain how they have been impacted by the Saskatchewan government's decision to back off from cuts to some social assistance programs.

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Former soldier wants Canadian government to reconsider its use of antimalarial drug

Dave Bona was given Meflaquine while serving in Somalia and Rwanda in the early 90s. He recounts the devastating side effects of the drug and explains why he thinks the Department of Defense should take responsibility for what happened to others like him.

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What is the value of Darian Durant CFL player agent weighs in

CFL player agent and lawyer Rich Gabruch joins Morning Edition host Sheila Coles to give an inside look at contract negotiations.

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Regina schools use zombie apocalypse to engage students

The Morning Edition's Peter Mills joins host Sheila Coles to explain how a zombie apocalypse is getting young students in Regina excited to learn.

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Saskatchewan's Jerry Haigh shares his adventures as a wildlife veterinarian

Wildlife veterinarian Jerry Haigh recounts many of his adventures with animals in his new book called "Porcupines to Polar Bears."

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Yorkton Regional Highschool student leads Terry Fox run after his own brush with cancer

Chad Young, 17, lost his leg to cancer. Now he's running with Terry Fox's brother to raise money for the cause.

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Maxine Goforth talks about forgiveness after her daughter's murder

The families of Richele Bear and Kelly Goforth gave victim impact statements after Clayton Eichler confessed to the murder of the two women. Kelly's mother, Maxine, talks about her daughter and where she finds her strength.

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